Support Worker - Full Time

CareTech UK
£15,000 - £19,999
31 Oct 2018
17 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About The Role:
We are looking for Support Workers to join our team at our service Glenroyd House.
One of the most amazing things about being a Support Worker is that anyone can do it! As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us.
This service is easily commutable from surrounding areas via easy transport links.
Glenroyd House supports individuals with learning disabilities with various levels of support. We are providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to have fulfilled lives, gain further independence and achieve positive outcomes.
You will need to have experience of working in a similar environment as a requirement but it is not essential as we can train you.
Benefits of being a CareTech Employee:
* We offer Permanent contracts
* We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
* We provide FREE training to achieve qualification in Social Care
* Career progression path within the company
* Various shift patterns available to suit your lifestyle
* DBS check paid by CareTech prior to starting with us
* SAYE Scheme
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
* To participate in the day-to-day implementation of individual support plans and activities within a challenging environment
* To maintain effective communication and liaison with service users, families and other whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality
* To support service users with the preparation of meals, laundry duties, cleaning and social events
* To maintain accurate notes and records as and when required
* To work as part of a team to provide high quality care.
The successful candidate will have:
* NVQ in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards
* Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues
* The ability to keep calm under pressure
* Confidence to work alone and as part of a team
* Excellent communication skills
* The passion to work with vulnerable Adults
* The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding
About CareTech
CareTech Community Services established in 1993 has 250 services with continuous growth with new developments/services. CareTech Community Services is a national provider of support for people with complex and challenging behaviours associated with autism, learning disabilities, mental health illness and neurological conditions. We support people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and also in residential care.
We are committed to providing the highest levels of care to our residents. To enable us to do this we need caring and dedicated professionals to deliver first class care.
All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).
CareTech are proud to a Disability Confident Leader.